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Cool River Cafe - Dallas

4.6
1327 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steak
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  • Business Meals
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Cool River is an upscale steakhouse featuring fresh seafood and Certified Angus Beef and serves lunch and dinner daily. Their full service bar includes an award-winning wine list. They also offer private dining with seven room options to choose from.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm

Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - close

Bar: Sun - Wed: 11:00am - close,Thur - Sat: 11:00am - 2:00am
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Phone number
(972) 871-8881
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Fernando Rodriguez
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Catering
Full service
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Cross street
MacArthur Blvd.
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Parking details
Complimentary valet or self-park
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Entertainment
We have 7 private rooms available to host your next business dinner, happy hour, birthday or game watching party.
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Special events & promotions
Book your next private event today. To book a private event call 214-492-0343 or email lascolinasevents@coolrivercafe.com and our event coordinator will gladly assist you.
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cigar Room, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

The ultimate dining experience is extended to accommodate private parties, celebrations and business meetings. Each of our rooms delivers a memorable experience with excellent food and quality service in an upscale atmosphere.

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Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Make plans for Mother’s Day Brunch at Cool River. Savor our 3 course menu featuring Lobster Benedict, Steak & Eggs, Hickory Grilled Salmon, & more. Enjoy mimosas for the table & other brunch cocktails. Starting at $35.95 plus t&g

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What 1327 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.6
service
4.5
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4.2
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 14 hours ago

Ashley and Chris did an excellent job by taking care of us, great great service !

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Great food for our business meeting party of 7. Guests were highly complimentary!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

We had a business dinner here for 6 people, I originally had 5 on the reservation but the restaurants was able to adjust our table to accommodate 6 people. Food was excellent, service was top notch, the only issue was the noise level in the restaurant - very loud. Our server, Ashley, was fantastic at recommending dishes and informing us about the off-menu options available as well, plus we had 2 people split a meal and sides and she didn't even blink an eye about providing two plates and she offered to carve the meat into 2 servings.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Redfish special hubby had was amazing! Our waiter, John, was a treasure.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

We really enjoyed this place. We visited prior to a concernt at Toyota Pavillion on date night with some friends. Food was great. Service was spot on. Clean. Lots of energy but not too loud. Close to venue.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Great service and great food and drink.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

The food is always good and freshly prepared. The staff does an excellent job. For casual or fancy dining or just a lively bar scene I would highly recommend Cool River.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

The staff at Cool River is exceptional. They were very attentive to our needs and super friendly.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Had a romantic dinner with a date and it was great. The service was fantastic. John our waiter took care of our every need. His knowledge of the menu was superb. His recommendation of different entrees was worth the time and effort. Had the bone in Rib Eye with the mushrooms, it was delicious. Would definitely recommend Cool Rivers to my friends.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

My TEAM members flew into DFW. We had a day meeting at the Hyatt Regency DFW. We wanted somewhere near the airport to have a great dinner and some down time. COOL RIVER supplied our needs and everyone loved everything; the staff, the atmosphere, the food. Being the local person, I had to host. Thank you for making my job easy. Thank you

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

A solo dining event - sat at a booth in the bar area and was able to make use of the half price appetizers during happy hour to build a meal. The crab cakes were WONDERFUL. The smoked ribeye quesadilla was also very good. And the Patron Margarita was delightful. Fantastic service as well.

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4.0Dined on April 3, 2018

The service and food quality was superb. I always enjoy my experience here.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Always exceptional service from both the Host and wait-staff. This restaurant is known to be aesthetically pleasing and the food is definitely as high quality as the environment itself. I always come here for special occasions. So far I've been here 5 times and I'm never disappointed.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Good place for a meet up group to attend Happy Hour we were a group of 12.

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2.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Three people and two meals were not satisfactory. Entrees included shrimp and chicken pasta. 2 shrimp, 1 piece of chicken; overpriced for $26. Prime Rib was tough, chewy and fatty. Not a good cut of meat given this cut should be very easy to cut and eat. Again, a disappointing entree. Third meal was Ribs. Ribs were fine. Two wedge salads ordered with ranch and not blue cheese. Both were served with Blue Cheese and had to be sent back. Salads were not fresh. Wine selected was not in stock and the alternative was satisfactory. Overall a disappointing dinner among friends. I won't be back and won't recommend.

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2.0Dined on March 21, 2018

My steak was over seasoned. The seafood app was very poor for the price and my mushrooms never came with my meal.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

We had a great experience! The food, the service, and the ambiance all exceeded expectations. We will be back

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

We have been to Cool River many times. We had not been there since last September. Last night the food was so much better than it has been. It was really delicious. The waitress Ashley, was very attentive. The wine and cocktails were excellent. The manager was visible in the dining room and went to every table to inquire about the experience.

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

The extraordinary food was matched by the friendly service. We enjoyed the scallops and the bacon wrapped shrimp was very unique and delicious. The server was very helpful. The valet called us by name. Very special place.

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Great atmosphere including fine dining room with fireplace, very large bar and sports lounge and a separate cigar lounge. Very good service and friendly staff. Outstanding menu and full service bar and wine options. We had the redfish seafood special and it was just excellent! Can't go wrong with the many steak or seafood choices in this upscale place. Prices were not out of line with similar fine establishments throughout the Metroplex. Suggest reservations for the dining room on weekends, per usual.

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

While quite pricey, the entire dinner experience was fantastic! Great food, upscale atmosphere and quality service. I was impressed.

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3.0Dined on March 12, 2018

Since when is a barrel cut steak 3/4” thick? How can a steak restaurant not know what ‘Chicago Style’ is? Very overpriced for a mid-tier steak house. College kid Waiter really tried but overall disappointing. Being seated next to kitchen door when the place was empty says it all about the management and style.

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

Great food.

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

One person from our party was an hour late. The server was very gracious and continued to fill our drink glasses until they arrived. I was impressed. TOP NOTCH place for lunch!

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5.0Dined on February 27, 2018

Food was great!

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Menu changed and it was okay, liked the old menu choices better. Shrimp & Grits was good but average nothing special (grits were okay). Service was excellent but food not so much was looking forward to this since I had not had it in awhile and was disappointed and probably not go back.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

We celebrated our anniversary here this year Jonathan was our waiter and we could not have been better-taken care of make sure you ask to be put in his section. The manager was very attentive as well making the rounds to introduce himself making us feel very welcome as if we were his special guests. Food was fantastic everything cooked to perfection. We have been here for company Christmas Parties and always had amazing service then...they did not disappoint for this our more intimate event.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Service and food were perfect. The food came quickly, but no sooner than when you were ready for the next course.

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

Our server was excellent and went over the menu options including the specials for the day. Great environment for a business lunch meeting.

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Good day with good food and good people. Thank you for the hospitality.

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3.0Dined on February 18, 2018

The food was great !!!! The service could be a lot better especially when u first come in ,and the waiter was ok not great like I expected especially cause it was our Anniversary!!

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Great food, great service. Always a satisfying experience.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

great night out. The service and waitstaff as terrific. The food was awesome - I highly recommend the ribs - they were meaty and simply fell off the bone.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Excellent food and great service. Best sea bass I have ever tasted

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4.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Very nice evening.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Service, ambiance & food was excellent! Couldn’t have asked for a better place to host a business meal.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

My wife and I went to Cool River Cafe for Valentines day. They had a select menu but let me tell you, this place was incredible.

Our server "Foster" (I think his first name is Chris, but they have several that work there) was spot on, even though he had plenty of tables he treated us like we were his only one. He made the night extra special for us and went above and beyond to ensure we had a great experience.

The manager, David Coakley, also came by to ensure everything was going well. He spent some time talking with us and it's little things like this that really make you want to come back.

Between the food, atmosphere, and service.. we certainly will be coming back. Great job to the entire staff at Cool River Cafe, and thank you to Foster and David!

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1.0Dined on February 12, 2018

Very bad service. Dirty wine glasses. It took out waiter 25 minutes to bring one drink. I will not go back or recommend this place.

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5.0Dined on February 12, 2018

We celebrated an early Valentines this year. Cool River had a special menu which was fabulous. Salad, lobster, steak, veggies, and a shared dessert. Our waiters, Chris and Sadie were wonderful, giving us time between each course to thoroughly enjoy our meal. I highly recommend Cool River for any special occasion.

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5.0Dined on February 12, 2018

excellent excellent restaurant! highly recommend this place. food was outstanding, great wine list and superb service. go eat here!

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